About the Program

Finally! A chance for students to have fun while developing writing skills and not worry about grades! In this one-week summer camp students will dive into multiple types of writing including fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and free writing styles.
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Meet the Instructor

Shane Brown

Shane Brown is a theater and English instructor at the College of Southern Idaho. His directing credits include The Laramie Project, A Streetcar Named Desire, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Of Mice and Men, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, August: Osage County, Chicago, and Legally Blonde as well as numerous technical direction and design credits for various theater companies. He taught high school theatre and English for 15 years, where he was the speech arts representative to the IHSAA Board of Directors and was named ISATA teacher of the year twice. He completed the theatrical training program at The Ashland Center for Theatre Studies at Southern Oregon University. And recently completed his Masters of Educational Leadership with Idaho State University.
He has also produced/written/directed/performed in a variety shows for the CSI Stagedoor series: Anima, Howling in the Wind, 100 Hours, and Dear Elizabeth, and Soiled Doves with co-conspirators Camille Barigar, Brent Jensen, Cindy Jones, and Jim Irons. He has most recently played Bill in Mamma Mia, and Prospero in Shakespeare’s The Tempest. His most recent project, Sentences, is a program for the Idaho Department of Corrections, in partnership with Camille Barigar and supported by the Idaho Commission on the Arts, to teach creative writing to inmates at the Idaho State Penitentiary, perform their works, and conduct workshops for numerous professional organizations.